Culture / Living
August 15, 2016 | General News
Informatics Initiative at UGA brings new faculty, learning opportunities
A new informatics course open to students from across campus is just one sign of a far-reaching initiative to create new learning opportunities related to data analysis and security while building on the University of Georgia's record of using big data to advance knowledge and discovery.
August 12, 2016 | General News
Former Sen. Saxby Chambliss returns to teach as UGA law school’s Sanders Scholar
The University of Georgia School of Law will again offer its students the opportunity to learn from former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who is returning to the law school as its Sanders Political Leadership Scholar.
August 11, 2016 | General News
UGA Science Learning Center opens today, dedication to be held Aug. 17
The University of Georgia's Science Learning Center is now open for student instruction.
August 10, 2016 | General News
Need that umbrella? Check the WeatherStem stations at UGA
New technology installed at two University of Georgia locations will provide real-time weather data and early warnings for severe weather.
August 9, 2016 | General News
Search committee named to seek dean of UGA School of Public and International Affairs
University of Georgia Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Pamela Whitten has appointed a committee to begin a national search to fill the position of dean of the School of Public and International Affairs.
August 8, 2016 | General News
UGA’s incoming class sets records for academic qualifications, diversity
In addition to being the first class at the University of Georgia to benefit fully from the university's experiential learning initiative, the more than 5,400 students who will begin classes next week are the institution's most academically gifted to date.
August 5, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA majorettes and feature twirlers win national awards
The University of Georgia majorettes and feature twirlers' competition team won the National Open Half-time Show Twirl Championships at the 2016 America's Youth on Parade USA and World Twirling Championships held from July 26-30 in South Bend, Indiana.
August 5, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show art of Brooklyn Bridge this fall
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Icon of Modernism: Representing the Brooklyn Bridge, 1883-1950" from Sept. 17 to Dec. 11.
August 4, 2016 | Research News
Research surge continues: UGA’s external funding jumps 14 percent in one year
A key indicator of research productivity at the University of Georgia has surged for a second consecutive year to reach a record level.
August 4, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA selects 17 incoming students as Foundation Fellows
The University of Georgia has awarded 17 Foundation Fellowships to high-performing undergraduate students joining the Class of 2020.
August 4, 2016 | Honors & Awards
UGA names eight incoming students as Ramsey Scholars
The University of Georgia has awarded eight Bernard Ramsey Honors Scholarships to high-performing students joining the Class of 2020.
August 1, 2016 | Research News
Study shows heat dangers of inflatable bounce houses
Heat safety issues in bounce houses can put children in danger, says a new University of Georgia study.
August 1, 2016 | General News
UGA launches new Certified Public Manager program
The University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government is launching a new Certified Public Manager program to strengthen leadership skills for local and state government managers in Georgia.
July 27, 2016 | General News
UGA mourns the loss of legendary illustrator Jack Davis
Jack Davis, perhaps best known for his depictions of Southeastern Conference mascots that have appeared on University of Georgia merchandise for many years, died Wednesday at the age of 91. One of the founding editors of Mad Magazine, Davis had an immediately recognizable style and an influence that extends far beyond Georgia.
July 26, 2016 | General News
Got Olympic fever? UGA experts available to discuss doping, legacy and more
Will doping be the issue of the Rio Olympics? What will Rio's Olympic Games legacy be? The University of Georgia has experts from pharmacologists to nutritionists, sports journalists to sports managements experts available to comment on issues ranging from Olympic legacy to the refugee Olympic team.